What is a cookie?
Use of session cookies
With the aid of a session cookie, we can see which parts of the website you viewed during your visit. This enables us to adjust our services to our visitors’ surfing behaviour as much as possible. These cookies are automatically removed as soon as you close your web browser.
A cookie of the American company Google is stored through our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to keep a record and to obtain reports on how visitors use the website. Google can provide third persons with this information if Google is obliged to do so by law or to the extent that third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not permitted Google to use the analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is expressly not provided. The information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is a member of the Privacy Shield program of the American Ministry of Commerce. This means that an appropriate protection level for the processing of any personal data is concerned.
Buttons have been put on our website to be able to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work by means of parts of codes originally generated by Facebook or, respectively, Twitter, as such. Cookies are stored by means of such code. We have no influence on this. Read the privacy statement of Facebook or Twitter, respectively, (which may be changed regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process by way of these cookies.
The information that they collect is anonymized as much as possible The information is transmitted to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google + state that they adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are members of the Privacy Shield program of the American Ministry of Commerce. This means that an appropriate protection level for the processing of any personal data is concerned.
Right to access and rectify or erase your data
You have the right to request access, rectify or erase your data. See our contact page for this. We can request you to adequately identify yourself when doing so to prevent misuse. If the matter concerned is access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must also send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in your browser settings.
Enabling or disabling cookies and clearing them
You can find more information regarding enabling, disabling and removing cookies in the instructions and/or with the assistance of your browser’s Help function.
Erasing the tracking cookies stored by third parties
Some tracking cookies are stored by third parties who show you advertisements on our website, for example. You can centrally remove these cookies via Your Online Choices, so that they are not stored on a website of a third party again.
More information on cookies?
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